OU Skarmory

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Skarmory @ Rocky Helmet
Ability: Sturdy
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 252 HP / 160 Def / 96 Spe
Bold Nature
- Body Press
- Iron Defense
- Roost
- Spikes

This bird in shining armor is setting Spikes all over OU! Skarmory leverages its excellent defensive typing and monstrous physical bulk to be a great wall and fantastic hazard setter. With Body Press and Iron Defense, Skarmory can withstand and threaten key physical attackers like Kingambit and Weavile as well as Iron Boulder and Tera Flying Roaring Moon lacking Taunt, forcing them out with the threat of boosted Body Press. 96 Speed EVs guarantee that Skarmory will outspeed Adamant Kingambit. With a Rocky Helmet, Skarmory can wear down the attackers it's tasked to check over the course of the game while deterring U-turn spam from foes like Landorus-T and Meowscarada or Rapid Spin from Great Tusk out of fear of chip damage. Tera Dragon allows Skarmory to trade in its Fire and Electric weaknesses for resistances, which, in addition to the Water resistance, allows it to more effectively check Cinderace, Ogerpon-W, and Barraskewda. Spikes is a huge asset for many teams, with powerful wallbreakers and cleaners like Kingambit and Dragapult greatly appreciating the chip on their foes. Skarmory is quite specially frail, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to special attackers like Raging Bolt, Volcarona, and Walking Wake, making special walls like Galarian Slowking or Ting-Lu great teammates.
 
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This bird in shining armor is setting Spikes all over OU! Skarmory leverages its excellent defensive typing and monstrous physical bulk that surpasses Corviknight's (mon is kinda mid anyways so being better than it isn't really a selling point--this is not AAA smh) to be a great wall and fantastic hazard setter. With Body Press, Skarmory directly threatens an 2HKO on even the bulkiest Kingambit sets, and with 96 EVs in Speed it is guaranted to outspeed Adamant sets. Iron Defense, meanwhile, allows it to set up in front of key physical attackers like Roaring Moon, Weavile, and Iron Boulder, forcing them out with the threat of a +2 Body Press. (combine the ID+BP sections together, since the combination of both is what makes skarm do its job well. also mention non-taunt variants for rmoon and boulder, cause they otherwise overwhelm you 1v1 easily, especially with tera fly) With a Rocky Helmet, Skarmory can wear down the physical attackers it's tasked to check like Weavile and Rillaboom (you covered them earlier already. if there're still enough space left you can briefly mention how it helps pseudo-spinblock tusk too) over the course of the game while deterring U-turn spam (from who?) out of fear of chip damage. Tera Dragon allows Skarmory to trade in its Fire- and Electric-weaknesses for resistances, in addition to Water, which allows it to more effectively check Cinderace, Ogerpon-W, and Barraskewda. Skarmory's Spikes are a huge asset for many teams, with powerful wallbreakers and cleaners like Ogerpon-W and Deoxys-S (replace with more relevant partners like pult, gambit, gholdengo, or meow, your choice) greatly appreciating the chip on their foes. Skarmory is quite specially frail, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to special attackers like Raging Bolt, Volcarona, and Walking Wake, making special walls like Galarian Slowking or Clodsire Ting-Lu great teammates.
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Skarmory @ Rocky Helmet
Ability: Sturdy
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 252 HP / 160 Def / 96 Spe
Bold Nature
- Body Press
- Iron Defense
- Roost
- Spikes

This bird in shining armor is setting Spikes all over OU! Skarmory leverages its excellent defensive typing and monstrous physical bulk to be a great wall and fantastic hazard setter. With Body Press and Iron Defense, Skarmory can withstand and threaten key physical attackers like Kingambit and Weavile as well as Iron Boulder and Tera Flying Roaring Moon lacking Taunt, forcing them out with the threat of boosted Body Press. 96 Speed EVs guarantee that Skarmory will outspeed Adamant Kingambit sets. With a Rocky Helmet, Skarmory can wear down the attackers it's tasked to check over the course of the game while deterring U-turn spam from foes like Dragapult and Meowscarada or Rapid Spin from Great Tusk out of fear of chip damage. Tera Dragon allows Skarmory to trade in its Fire-(RH) and Electric-(RH) weaknesses for resistances, in addition to Water,(RC) which,(AC) in addition to the Water resistance,(AC) allows it to more effectively check Cinderace, Ogerpon-W, and Barraskewda. Skarmory's Spikes are is a huge asset for many teams, with powerful wallbreakers and cleaners like Kingambit and Landorus-T greatly appreciating the chip on their foes. Skarmory is quite specially frail, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to special attackers like Raging Bolt, Volcarona, and Walking Wake, making special walls like Galarian Slowking or Ting-Lu great teammates.
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